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From: "Mike Bryce" <email@example.com>
To: "Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Saturday, February 18, 2012 10:42 AM
Subject: Re: [TenTec] Some progress made! --Omni D low to no power
> Scott, Rick,
> Good going Scott...
> Now, I'm just wondering here. Like Rick, I thought at once the crystal
> filter was fubar. Then I sat back and tried to remember when the last time
> I saw a bad filter when doing all the repairs I've done.
> That's NOT saying that they don't go bad. I didn't believe in Big Foot
> either, until I married his sister. But that's another story when the kids
> go to sleep.
> They do go out of specifications.
> However, if the filter was (is?) open, then there would be no receive as
> the filter is in the receive chain. An open filter would have killed the
> The receiver is working correctly right?
> If you have the optional 1.8khz filter, swap it with the suspect one.
> yeah, it's way too tight for ssb, but it will work. Or if you don't have
> it, use the .01 jumper Rich mentioned.
> if you're seeing a dc short to ground on the TX mixer OUTPUT there's a red
> flag. A bucket of them as a matter of fact. The output is capacitor
> coupled. The INPUT to the TX Mixer WILL be at DC ground.
> On the LLD, the output will show a DC short to ground and the INPUT should
> Now the inputs and outputs are run through the bandpass filter board and
> the tuned circuits are at DC ground. You MAY be seeing those when you
> checked. Flip the band switch to either 160 or 80 meters as though
> sections of the bandpass filters are NOT at dc ground and check the input
> and output of the TX Mixer and LLD
> Keep us posted..
> mike, wb8vge
> On Feb 18, 2012, at 6:59 AM, Rick - DJ0IP / NJ0IP wrote:
>> BRAVO Scott, you are getting close.
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